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Ten-time participant Morgan laments lack of energy in All Star Game

Updated: July 10, 2008, 8:23 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Joe Morgan looks at what's happened to the All-Star Game, and he doesn't like what he sees.

The Hall of Fame second baseman remembers when the top stars played all nine innings, when the All-Stars drew huge ratings.

Not anymore.

"Part of the reason the game doesn't bring that energy is it's a different game now. Now it's considered an exhibition, where as before it was considered life and death," he said Thursday during an ESPN conference call to preview its All-Star ...

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